Chitranjan Singh Ranawat

Chitranjan Singh Ranawat

Chitranjan Singh Ranawat is a hip surgeon. He is based in New York and is of Indian origin. He is a winner of Padma Bhushan, which is one of the highest civilian honours of India.[1] [2][3] He has also authored over 200 papers on orthopaedics.[4]

He had operated on former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s knee.[5] He is the Director of the Orthopeadic Surgery and Centre for Total Joint Replacement in New York.[6]

Dr Ranawat reportedly uses a cemented total knee replacement in which the components are fixed with a bone cement called methy-methacrylate. Dr Ranawat uses the PFC Modular Knee system he has developed after years of research with thousands of cases. He is the co-developer of the Total Condylar Knee and the PFC Sigma High flexion knee. Dr. Ranawat also helped design the Ranawat-Burstein Total Hip System and Accolade Hip System. Dr. Ranawat is a consistent frontrunner on New York magazine's list of top 100 orthopedic surgeons in the country. Dr Ranawat was born in Mewar . He studied in India and in the mid-sixties migrated to USA.

He is also a philanthropist and runs a public trust "Ranawat Foundation Trust", meant to render services for humanity. The trust has recently provided aid to a local hospital in Pune. Doctors, who have worked with him described the noted surgeon as one of the best in the world with a healing touch.

External links


  1. ^ "AWARDS AND DECORATIONS". Online Webpage of the Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. Archived from the original on 2007-10-08. Retrieved 2007-11-29. 
  2. ^ "With new knees". Online Edition of The Frontline, Volume 18 - Issue 13, Jun. 23 - Jul. 06, 2001...NOTE: No such article in issue referenced, see: Retrieved 2007-11-29. 
  3. ^ "Special arrangements at Bombay hospital". Online Edition of The BBC, dated 2000-10-09. 2000-10-09. Retrieved 2007-11-29. 
  4. ^ The Stiff Knee: Ankylosis and Flexion, Chitranjan S. Ranawat and William F. Flynn (2003), Jr.. Retrieved 2007-11-29. 
  5. ^ "Lata Mangeshkar given Bharat Ratna". Online Edition of the Hindu, dated 2001-03-22. Retrieved 2007-11-29. 
  6. ^ "Reticent Dr Ranawat is a master of his craft". Online Edition of The Retrieved 2007-11-29. 

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